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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 308567205 - Wireless Horizon Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Peoria

 

Inspection Nr: 308567205
Report ID: 0524500
Date Opened: 06/06/2005

Site Address:
Wireless Horizon Inc.
1900 5th Street
Lincoln, IL 62656

Mailing Address:
7870 Mexico Road, St. Peters, MO 63376

Union Status: NonUnion

SIC:1799

NAICS: 238990/All Other Specialty Trade Contractors


Inspection Type: Accident

Scope: Complete

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 08/02/2005

Emphasis: L:Comtower, L:Fall, S:Construction Fatalities

Case Closed: 09/02/2005


Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 100272335
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $1,500 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,500
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $750 $0 $750
FTA Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# Citation ID Citaton Type Standard Cited Issuance Date Abatement Due Date Current Penalty Initial Penalty FTA Penalty Contest Latest Event Note
1. 01001 Other 19260105 A 08/05/2005 08/10/2005 $750 $1,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 200271427
Event: 06/06/2005
Employee Is Killed In Fall From Tower

On June 6, 2005, Employee #1 was with a crew dismantling an unused microwave tower. The workers had just "jumped" the gin pole and were preparing to remove a "K" section from the south face of the tower. Employee #1 was climbing the gin pole to attach a sling to the "K" section when the gin pole began sliding down the tower face. It was abruptly stopped by the load line ball, causing Employee #1 to fall approximately 120 feet to the ground. He was killed.

Keywords:gin pole, communication tower, demolition, dismantling, fall, fall protection, tower

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 308567205 Fatality Other Occupation not reported
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